What is Pleasence?

Pleasence definition and meaning on Dictionary terms:
a solemn promise or agreement to do or refrain from doing something: a pledge of aid; a pledge not to wage war.
something delivered as security for the payment of a debt or fulfillment of a promise, and subject to forfeiture on failure to pay or fulfill the promise.

the state of being given or held as security: to put a thing in pledge.
Law. the act of delivering goods, property, etc., to another for security. the resulting legal relationship.

something given or regarded as a security.
a person accepted for membership in a club, fraternity, or sorority, but not yet formally approved.
an assurance of support or goodwill conveyed by drinking a person’s health; a toast.
Obsolete. a hostage. a person who becomes bail or surety for another.

verb (used with object), pledged, pledg